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attempted

verb
past tense of attempt

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to make an effort to do
  • after attempting—and failing—to start the lawn mower on my own, I finally succeeded with a neighbor's help
  • don't even attempt walking on your broken foot

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The first known use of attempted was circa 1513

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“Attempted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attempted. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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